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Links 22/9/2010: Dell Announces Another Linux-powered Tablet, Facebook Adds to MySQLview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop Are Your Desktop Effects Slowing You Down? Whenever I perform a 3D benchmark in Linux one of the first questions I get asked about the results is: Where your desktop effects turned off? For those who are not aware, desktop effects are the “flash” that is en (General)

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GNOME sysadmins: Mail.gnome.org statisticsview story

http://blogs.gnome.org – In case you haven’t heard, the GNOME Foundation Hired a System Administrator, Christer Edwards. Christer was already a volunteer GNOME sysadmin, so he already knows a lot about the GNOME infrastructure. He fixed various things already, but I’ll leave it up to him to blog about that. The one thing I really like is that he cleaned up the Logwatch output for the various hosts that GNOME has. (Software)

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Pulling My Hair out trying to setup wirelessview story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Hi all, I have an old HP desktop with a wireless card installed, worked ok in Ubuntu but when upgraded to 10.04 it didn't like it, so have installed Suse (11.3?) and I can not get the wireless to work. I have followed the stickies: So my adaptor is: Ralink RT2800 802.1h PCI 01:08.0 0280: 1814:0601 from running cetain comands and my kernal driver is rt2860sta. Output from iwlist: administrato (Distributions)

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[ubuntu] I've lost me NICsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Just installed Ubuntu 10.4 LTS server. Installer recognised my three NICs, two of which are cabled, and when I pointed it at the right one it received an address from DHCP and was able to connect to the Internet to complete the installation. Now the OS loads and presents me with one ethernet interface, eth2, which is connected. The other two have disappeared. (HowTos)

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Problem with GSPCA webcam driver since last kernelupdate.view story

http://forums.opensuse.org – Last week I got a newer kernel via Yast -> Online Update. Since then, my Logitech webcam does not work anymore. Neither with Skype or Kopete. After starting skype, the output of dmesg is: gspca: bandwidth not wide enough - trying again ohci_hcd 0000:00:12.0: leak ed f44e30c0 (#81) state 2 When I unplug the webcam and plug it into another USB-port and start skype again, it works most of the t (Distributions)

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[all variants] editing ip addressview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – hi i am using ubuntulite for an old pc. the speed and performance is excellent!! but there is one problem.. i am not able to edit my ip address. the computer is on lan and i have to assign a static ip to my system so that it connects to the net... the gui is not working.. i have no idea why?? (HowTos)

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[ubuntu] Ad-hoc with iphone tetheringview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi, I am trying to create a wifi network based around my ubuntu laptop with my iphone 3g tethered to it by usb cable for an internet connection. I would like to be able to share this internet connection with other devices that connect to this network and and perform various other network functions between devices on this network such as smb file sharing and ssh. (HowTos)

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Help with PrintWriter code in JAVAview story

http://www.unix.com – I'm creating a file which contained the field name, student ID, house phone number, mobile number and address. Sometimes people don't enter the house phone number. However, in the file I created still print out the house phone number without any data. How do I get rid of this field when people don't put the house phone number? (HowTos)

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Links 17/9/2010: Software Freedom Day, Firefox 4 Preview Ravesview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Desktop 4 Ways to Give Desktop Linux a Test-Drive That desktop Linux offers myriad compelling advantages for business users is no longer the subject of much debate. (General)

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[ubuntu] BT Home Hub Wireless Problemsview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Hi all, I currently have a desktop PC (running 10.04) connected to the home hub (v2) via ethernet and everything works correctly. I want to change to wireless so I can move the home hub, I've tried several usb wireless adapters and always end up with the same issue. (HowTos)